1. (aged) 
a. elderly 
Mi vecina anciana vive con 15 gatos. My elderly neighbor lives with 15 cats.
b. old 
Derrumbaron un árbol de mango anciano.They cut down an old mango tree.
masculine or feminine noun
2. (elderly person) 
a. old man (masculine) 
Aunque tenga 80 años, mi abuelo dice que no es un anciano. Even though he's 80 years old, my grandfather says he's not an old man.
b. old woman (feminine) 
Ayudé a una anciana a cruzar la calle.I helped an old woman cross the street.
c. elderly man (masculine) 
Unos corredores jóvenes ayudaron a un anciano cuando le dio un calambre cerca de la meta.Some younger runners helped an elderly man when he got a cramp near the finish line.
d. elderly woman (feminine) 
Una anciana chocó contra una pared al confundir el acelerador con el freno.An elderly woman crashed into a wall after mistaking the accelerator for the brake pedal.
3. (religious) 
a. elder 
El anciano invitó a los convocados a rezar. The elder invited those present to pray.
plural noun
4. (elderly people) 
a. elderly 
Hay un hogar en el pueblo para los ancianos sin familia. There is a home in the village for the elderly who have no family.
1. (general) 
a. old 
2. (hombre) 
a. old man, old person 
3. (mujer) 
a. old woman, old person 
los ancianosthe elderly, old people
4. (de tribu) 
a. elder 
ancianoa anciana
old; aged
[de mucha edad] old man/woman; elderly man/woman; (Religión) elder;
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